Ernst Haefliger

Ernst Haefliger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ernst Haefliger (8 July 1919 - 17 March 2007) was a Swiss tenor. Haefliger was born in Davos, Switzerland and studied at the Z rich Conservatory. He studied with Fernando Capri in Geneva and Julius Patzak in Vienna. In 1943 Haefliger sang for the first time the Evangelist in Bach's St John Passion in Zurich. After this debut he was engaged for several concerts in Switzerland and - after World War II - abroad. He soon won the attention of Ferenc Fricsay who engaged him for the Salzburg Festival where started Haefliger's world career in 1949 with the role fo Terasias in Carl Orff's opera Antigonae. In 1952 he responded to the call of Ferenc Fricsay and joint him at the Deutsche Oper Berlin where he sang the tenor parts in all Mozart operas, in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia and Conte Ory, in Hans Pfitzner's Palestrina, the part of Hans in Smetana's The Bartered Bride, as well as many other ternor parts.
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136643715
  • 9786136643717